John Bartlett


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owner of the University Book Store in Cambridge, a meeting place for Harvard professors and students. “Ask John Bartlett” was the customary saying when anyone sought a book or quotation. His reference book Familiar Quotations was first published in 1855.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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